The Path of Justice: Selma and the Voting Rights Act

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The civil rights movement: An ongoing battle for change. The activity focuses on President Johnson's speech in response to the massacre at the Selma March. Academics study the speech, complete a hands-on-activity, and discuss President Johnson's motivations in his speech. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Play an audio clip of President Johnson's speech to the class
Classroom Considerations
  • Activity requires Internet access
  • Learners need to know about the civil rights movement and the March at Selma before participating in the activity 
Pros
  • Activity is perfect for remote learning
  • The resource is a good opportunity to practice historical analysis 
Cons
  • None